• Aubrey McClendon’s Thunder stake at issue in probate court

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The roughly 20 percent ownership stake in the Oklahoma City Thunder held by the late Aubrey McClendon has become a concern of his estate’s creditors.

  • FOR STORY SLUGGED FRANCE PAUL WATSON - Canadian captain Paul Watson speaks with the Associated-Press in Paris, Tuesday, April 12, 2016.  Founder  of Greenpeace and the controversial Sea Shepherd, anti-whaling activist Watson has a long history of confronting governments, and is on Interpol’s international fugitives list, but now, France has granted him political asylum. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

    Sea Shepherd founder Paul Watson rams whalers for a living

    PARIS (AP) — He’s a fugitive on Interpol’s Red List and a marine vigilante who’s done jail time for extradition requests. Yet to many, he’s also a heroic marine conservationist who risks his life and those of his crew to save countless endangered whales, turtles, dolphins and sharks from slaughter.

  • In this Wednesday, May 25, 2016 photograph, customers buy food at a Case's Pork Roll Paradise vendor during a Trenton Thunder baseball game in Trenton, N.J. The salted pork-based processed meat was developed in the state's capital city of Trenton by John Taylor in 1856. It's often consumed as a breakfast meat paired with egg and cheese in a sandwich usually served on a bagel, bun or hard roll. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    A state divided: Do you call it Taylor ham or pork roll?

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — It’s one of the most divisive issues in New Jersey, one that inflames regional rivalries and spurs fierce debate among residents and lawmakers.

  • FIFA: ‘Ludicrous’ to claim Infantino plot to remove Scala

    MILAN (AP) — An alleged plot by FIFA President Gianni Infantino to oust the official who oversaw the salary offer he refused to accept has been dismissed as “ludicrous” by world soccer’s governing body.

  • FOR STORY SLUGGED FRANCE PAUL WATSON - Canadian captain Paul Watson speaks with the Associated-Press in Paris, Tuesday, April 12, 2016.  Founder  of Greenpeace and the controversial Sea Shepherd, anti-whaling activist Watson has a long history of confronting governments, and is on Interpol’s international fugitives list, but now, France has granted him political asylum. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

    Sea Shepard founder Paul Watson rams whalers for a living

    PARIS (AP) — He’s a fugitive on Interpol’s Red List and a marine vigilante who’s done jail time for extradition requests. Yet to many, he’s also a heroic marine conservationist who risks his life and those of his crew to save countless endangered whales, turtles, dolphins and sharks from slaughter.

  • FILE-In this Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 file photo, birch trees show signs of beaver activity on woodland proposed for a national park in Penobscot County, Maine. Proponents of the national park proposal say they see growing support, and they're aiming for an aggressive timetable for making it a reality. A congressional field hearing this week on a proposal to create a national monument shows how the lines have been drawn. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, file)

    Idea for Burt’s Bees land to become park becoming partisan

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A congressional field hearing in the coming week on a proposal to create a national monument in northern Maine underscores how partisan lines have been drawn as Republican lawmakers try to rein in the expansion of public lands by Democratic President Barack Obama.

  • FIFA: ‘Ludicrous’ to claim Infantino plot to remove Scala

    MILAN (AP) — An alleged plot by FIFA President Gianni Infantino to oust the official who oversaw the salary offer he refused to accept has been dismissed as “ludicrous” by world soccer’s governing body.

  • This May 13, 2015, file photo, shows Google's self-driving car during a demonstration at the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. The U.S. auto industry's home state of Michigan is preparing for the advent of self-driving cars by pushing legislation to allow for public sales and operation _ a significant expansion beyond an existing law that sanctions autonomous vehicles for testing only. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

    Michigan bills expand use of driverless cars beyond testing

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. auto industry’s home state of Michigan is preparing for the advent of self-driving cars by pushing legislation to allow for public sales and operation — a significant expansion beyond an existing state law that sanctions such vehicles for testing only.

  • In this Wednesday, May 25, 2016 photo, people sunbathe at the Barceloneta beach in Barcelona, Spain. With sunny days getting longer and lazier, sparkling beaches warming up and terrorism fears driving customers away from other Mediterranean destinations, Spain and Portugal are reaping an economic bonanza from tourism. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    Tourism boom fires Iberian economies but leaves some cold

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — With sunny days getting longer and lazier, sparkling beaches warming up and terrorism fears driving customers away from other Mediterranean destinations, Spain and Portugal are reaping an economic bonanza from tourism.

  • In this image released by SpaceX, an unmanned Falcon rocket lifts off from from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The first stage of the unmanned Falcon rocket settled onto a barge 400 miles off the Florida coast, eight minutes after liftoff, It's the third successful booster landing at sea for the California-based SpaceX. This one came after the rocket launched an Asian communications satellite. (SpaceX via AP)

    SpaceX lands another rocket after satellite delivery

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX pulled off another rocket landing Friday, the third in just under two months.